Corinna Vinschen
Wed Mar 12 17:52:00 GMT 2008

>From the release notes of the latest SUA for Vista/Longhorn:

 "Under default settings, st_atime attribute of stat structure will not
  return the correct last access time. This is because in Windows Vista,
  NTFS file system does not record last access time.  To enable st_atime
  attribute of stat structure to return correct last access time, set
  to zero. 

  NOTE: Enabling the above registry key will have impact on performance.
  Consult your Administrator before enabling Last access time attribute. 

  When last access time functionality is disabled, utilities that rely on
  sst_Atime attribute will not work correctly. For example, the U option
  of ls utility will not work as expected unless last access time is


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